DEFENSE: Bombing Coverup

"American policy since [1954] has been to scrupulously respect the neutrality of the Cambodian people."

Thus President Nixon, in his April 30, 1970, television speech to the nation justifying the U.S. and South Vietnamese incursion into the Parrot's Beak of Cambodia, denied any previous American military action in the officially neutral kingdom of Prince Norodom Sihanouk. In fact, as a result of testimony by a former Air Force officer before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week, it was revealed that the President had for the previous 14 months personally authorized the...

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